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Space beaches may be more common than once thought, new study reveals

Plus: Laughing robots.

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Scientists have created a mechanical womb that can grow life in the lab

We can’t make humans from scratch — yet.

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This sound-powered underwater camera could reveal deep-ocean secrets

Plus: Gaming tech for surgery pain.

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Trash can-sized robots could revolutionize how you travel — but there's a catch

It carries your things, streams your tunes, and keeps a watchful eye on your every move.

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This face mask hunts for viruses in the air you breathe

Plus: AI that can detect cancer.

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This jet engine-powered EV revs up a wild 70-year-old idea

Ladies and gentlemen, start your jet engines.

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These lab-engineered bacteria can take in solar energy and spit out clean electricity

Plus: Cyborg cockroaches.

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Scientists can't agree on how to test our future foods

Some researchers say companies aren’t testing new GMOs thoroughly enough. Others beg to differ.

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This SpaceX rival may finally force the space industry to deal with its junk

Reduce, reuse, recycle — in space.

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NASA's Moon mission could finally reveal what space does to human DNA

Plus: Furniture that assembles itself.

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X-rays could reveal the secrets hidden in Gutenberg's first Bibles

Right now, it isn’t certain where the famed German inventor got his idea from. But a powerful machine may clear things up.

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Need a better AC? This new design can keep both Earth and humans cool

Plus: How to (theoretically) grow food on Mars.

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Want to take a road trip in your electric vehicle? Prepare to go off track

Right now, an EV-powered vacation can be a headache. Smoother rides may be coming soon.

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This high-tech camera may help protect our identities — here's how it works

Plus: Making indoor lighting work better.

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Will Miami exist in 2050? 4 strategies could keep U.S. coastal cities afloat

Looking into the past could hold the key to future resilience.

Innovation

This self-healing material could fix your dinged-up car in 30 minutes

Good news for people who can’t park.